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Seven modern American novelists

William Van O"Connor

Seven modern American novelists

an introduction.

by William Van O"Connor

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 267-279.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS379 .O3 1964
    The Physical Object
    Pagination302 p.
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5915535M
    LC Control Number64018175

    Start studying English: The American Novel. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The US is filled with distinct stories and perspectives, and below are novels by contemporary authors who focus on different aspects of American identity. For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late , when handsome.

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